Activities taking place at the Ellwood City Area Public Library include the following:
The library will be closed on Monday, September 4, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 6, at 10:00 a.m. — “Coloring for Adults,” a weekly program that is free and open to the public. “Coloring for Adults” is a program designed to help reduce the stresses of everyday life. This program is returning to its Wednesday morning meeting time. Everyone is welcome, so call the library at 724-758-6458 for more information.
Wednesday, September 6, at 3:00 p.m. – Creative Writing Workshop for students in 7th grade and up. Members meet twice each month to share their work and discuss writing tips and techniques. Call the library for more information.
Wednesday, September 6, at 6:30 p.m. – Evening Book Discussion Group for Adults. The group will discuss the book, “Where They Found Her,” by Kimberly McCreight. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, September 7, at 3:00 p.m. – “Hooked on Books,” a book discussion group for students in 6th through 8th grades. The group meets each month for book discussion and pizza. Call the library for more information.
Thursday, September 7, at 6:00 p.m. – Adult Knitting Group. Members meet once a week at the library and work on individual projects. New members are welcome, so call the library for more information.
Save the Dates — Two fall gardening programs will be featured at the library – the first on Tuesday, September 12, featuring the topic, “What to Do in the Garden During Sweater Weather,” and the other on Tuesday, October 17, featuring the topic, “Night Gardening.” Both programs are presented by the Master Gardeners in Lawrence County. Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. There is a $5 fee to attend, the proceeds going to both the Master Gardeners and the Library.
The annual Storytelling Festival will be held in Ewing Park on Saturday, September 16, from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. Professional storytellers as well as wandering entertainment, balloon animals, horse and trolley rides and more are featured. Call the library for more information.
The library will host an informational program on governmental redistricting in the state of Pennsylvania at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26. No registration is required. Call the library for more information.
The library’s annual Book Sale will be held October 2-7 and book donations are now being accepted. Books of all types that are in good, saleable condition are welcomed. Also accepted will be DVDs and CDs, both audio books and music. The library will NOT ACCEPT Readers’ Digest Condensed books, no encyclopedia sets, no textbooks, no magazines or VHS tapes. Donations may be dropped off at the library during normal business hours. Call for more information.
“Movie Night for Adults,” a monthly program which is free and open to all area adults, will be held on September 20. These evenings feature new-to-DVD films and refreshments. Call the library for more information or to discover the title of the film to be shown.
Anyone interested in receiving a monthly E-Newsletter from the library is asked to call for more information.
The following are memorial contributions received by the library in July. Memorials are published on a weekly basis in this column and represent a portion of the contributions received in any given month.
Margaret L. Lutz from John and Ann Folino; R.J. Schill Manor Residents; the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc.; and Tim and Marla Workley.
In memory of Megan B. Magee from Jane and Gerry Crowley.
In memory of Ralph L. Marshall from Herb and Priscilla Glaneman, and from the Lincoln High School Class of 1947.
In memory of Charles R. “Charlie” Moser from Frances J. Falcsik; Michael and Mary Gano; Barbara Grabowski; W.C., W. Ryan and Scott R. Kegel; Tim and Deanna Massung; Blanche Novak; Dan and Chris O’Rourke; and Edward and Louise Pierce.
In memory of Sandra E. Myers from the Woman’s Club of Ellwood City.
In memory of Agnes W. Nelson from Sarah H. Nelson.
In memory of Rose G. Nocera from Raymond and LuAnn Santillo.